Clinical Helper for Mental Health Nursing

The vital guide for students and new graduates

Brenda Happell, Louise Byrne, Margaret McAllister and Timothy Wand
AUD $22.99
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The Clinical Helper for Mental Health Nursing is a pocket-sized, ready reference for students and new graduates working with mental health service-users in both hospital and community settings.

Are you anxious about your mental health placement? Do you need help remembering the terms, therapies and guidelines?

Mental health is a fascinating specialised field where you can make a real difference. The Clinical Helper for Mental Health Nursing is a quick and reliable reference for students and new graduates to reduce stress and boost confidence in the clinical setting.

Covering the key information you must have at your fingertips, this pocket guide is essential for all nurses entering mental health practice.

Author bio:

PROFESSOR BRENDA HAPPELL is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Director of the Institute for Health and Social Science Research and the Centre for Mental Health Nursing Innovation, CQUniversity Australia, and Editor of the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing.

MS LOUISE BYRNE is a Lived Experience Practitioner and Lecturer in Recovery at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and a member of the Institute for Health and Social Science Research and the Centre for Mental Health Nursing Innovation, CQUniversity Australia.

PROFESSOR MARGARET MCALLISTER is a Credentialled Mental Health Nurse and Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and a member of the Institute for Health and Social Science Research and the Centre for Mental Health Nursing Innovation and associate Editor of the Journal of Nurse Education in Practice, CQUniversity Australia.

DR TIMOTHY WAND is a Credentialled Mental Health Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in Mental Health Liaison, Emergency Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Conjoint Associate Professor (Mental Health) at the Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney.

Category: Health
ISBN: 9781743316993
Table Of Contents: About the authors

Tables

Common acronyms and abbreviations


1 The mental health environment

2 Promoting recovery-focused care

3 Communication

4 Assessment

5 Diagnoses

6 Symptom-based care

7 Physical treatments

8 Psychotherapies

9 Legal and ethical issues
Publisher: A&U Academic
Imprint: A&U Academic
Pub Date: November 2013
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Nursing

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